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“Beautiful boutique hotel in one of tr best locations in Buenos Aires”

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Melia Recoleta Plaza
Ranked #36 of 447 Hotels in Buenos Aires
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49 reviews
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“Beautiful boutique hotel in one of tr best locations in Buenos Aires”
Reviewed 27 March 2012

The hotel has a beautiful classic entrance and lobby area that fits right into the historic neighborhood of Recoleta.

The rooms are on the small side but very comfortable, and the restaurant downstairs is a little dark and dank, but the service is excellent and I wasn't really planning on spending too much time in the room or hotel restaurant since there are so many places to explore in this city.

Te more grandiose (and very expensive) Alvear and Park Hyatt hotels are right down the road, so if you're looking for luxury and want to spend the money on it, you should look into those hotels.

I for one opted for value, comfort and location since I'd rather spend the money on meals and the amazing leather goods sold in the classic little stores that can be found in the area.

Walking distance from Recoleta, museums, stores, numerous outdoor cages and a few very good restaurants, I could have stayed in this area without exploring any other neighborhoods! But make sure you take the time to go to Palermo Soho, and Puerto Madero as well.

My favorite little cafe is right on the corner of the hotel, Las Ramblas. You can get amazing coffee and a cheese plate for two for 60 pesos that will do for a snack or a light lunch.

This is my second time staying in Melia Recoleta and I will definitely be going back.

  • Stayed March 2012
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Reviewed 25 March 2012

Just stayed recently at this hotel in Recoleta area of BA, a very quaint hotel in a great area of town, lots of cafes and restaurants nearby and close to downtown as well. Hotel is very clean and well maintained, staff friendly, breakfast in the AM quite good as well for breakfast included with a room. Bar is expensive at night so go to one of the nearby cafes. Rooms are quite nice, large enough and the biggest closet I've ever seen in a hotel.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Ontario, California
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Reviewed 18 March 2012

The Recoleta neighborhood is one of the best places to stay in Buenos Aires. We were walking distance to great cuisine, bars and the historical cemetary, and just a quick taxi ride to the port. We choose to stay at Melia because we are Melia club members and decided to use our points for a three day stay in BA. We were pleased with the hotel. The staff was extremely cordial and helpful, the free breakfast was good, beds were comfortable and the rooms and lobby had charming characteristics.

The first night we had a problem with the air conditioning unit not working properly. It could not be fixed, so the next day we were moved to another room. This was a bit of a pain moving all our belongings to another room, but once we were settled in the new, bigger room, the air conditioning was working perfectly and we spent the next two nights very comfortable. If we get another chance to visit BA again, we will return to this hotel whether we use points or not.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 March 2012

We wanted a quiet room in a nice neighborhood, near good dining, for our week long stay in Buenos Aires . The Melia Recoleta Plaza gave us all of that plus one of the best front desk staffs we have ever met.
Our room was away from the street noise, well apppointed with lots of room. The contemporary bathroom was well done. Breakfast was plentiful and varied.
Three of the best restaurants in Buenos Aires were a few doors away or just around the corner.
But what we loved most was the staff. They booked reservations for us and called for cabs, all within their expected duties. At the end, we needed some of our purchases shipped home and they took care of that too, getting us estimates of the cost first.
It was such a wonderful stay and I highly recommend it to others looking for a special hotel in Buenos Aires.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 March 2012

Overall, really enjoyed my stay at this hotel, restaurant and bar weren't that great, but there are about 10 places you can eat or drink within a stones throw from the hotel. Book a room on a higher floor since there is a good amount of street noise.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 11 March 2012

Nice boutique hotel, ok rooms, no view unfortunately most rooms are overlooking alleyways except the ones on the main street.
Great breakfast, which is the main plus along with location, but I must say the main disappointment is the unhelpful front desk staff.

  • Stayed February 2012
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Reviewed 11 March 2012

after our cuise spent 3 days at this hotel. Great decor. Front desk and conscierge service was great. Wonderful locat restaurants. we paid $262us and happy. One concern was our bar-lounge experience and excessive billing of bottles of wine which we discovered. The bell hop was effective in helping us with taxis and restaurants. Most spoke english. The history with Evita Peron was unique and interesting. Great city and would come back here again but be more vigilant in the lounge.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Melia Recoleta Plaza
Address: Posadas 1557, Buenos Aires C1112ADA, Argentina
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Region: Argentina > Capital Federal District > Buenos Aires > Recoleta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#26 Spa Hotel in Buenos Aires
#38 Business Hotel in Buenos Aires
#64 Luxury Hotel in Buenos Aires
#65 Family Hotel in Buenos Aires
#91 Romantic Hotel in Buenos Aires
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Melia Recoleta Plaza 4.5*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Recoleta invite you to enjoy our luxury boutique hotel , accompanied by the best gastronomic experience and feel the place where he lived Evita Peron. ... more   less 
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